In the Queue: Forthcoming Essays

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RAFAEL DE BIVAR MARQUESE   A Tale of Two Coffee Colonies: Environment and Slavery in Suriname and Saint-Domingue, ca. 1750–1790

SARAH ABREVAYA STEIN  Botánica Sephardica

CHOON HWEE KOH  The Mystery of the Missing Horses: The Ottoman Postal System, Moonlighting Officials, and the Shadow Economy, 1690–1833

XIAOXING JIN   The Evolution of Social Darwinism in China, 1895–1930

KRISZTINA FEHÉRVÁRY   National Retro and the Re-mattering of History in Twenty-First Century Hungary

MICHAEL SNODGRASS   Dreams of Development in Mexico and Spain: A Comparative History of Guestworkers and Migration Diplomacy

EVGUENIA DAVIDOVA   Monarchism with a Human Face: Balkan Queens and the Social Politics of Nursing in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

GUY BURAK, E. NATALIE ROTHMAN, AND HEATHER FERGUSON   Towards Early Modern Archivality: The Perils of Comparative History in the Age of Neo-Eurocentrism

DEVIKA SHANKAR   A Slippery Sovereignty: International law and the Development of British Cochin

CATHERINE ALEXANDER The Simple Bare Necessities: The Practices, Rhetoric, Scales, and Paradoxes of Thrift on a London Public Housing Estate

GEOFFREY TRAUGH   Reading Rostow in a Rhodesian Prison: Anticolonialism and the Reinvention of Modernization in British Central Africa

HANS STEINMÜLLER   Sovereignty as Care: Acquaintances, Mutuality, and Scale in the Wa State of Myanmar

CAMILLE LYANS COLE   The Ottoman Model: Basra and the Making of Qajar Reform, 1881–1889

AARON ROCK-SINGER  The Rise of Islamic Society: Social Change, State Power and Historical Imagination

SARAH E. VAUGHN   Erosion by Design: Rethinking, Innovation, and Credibility in Guyana

ROGER CANALS AND CEL MUÑOZ  The Iconic Paths of La Verge de Monsterrat: A Comparative Approach from History and Anthropology

BARBARA METCALF   The Competent Muslim Woman’s Guide to Health in Thanawi’s Bihishtī Zēwa (1905)

ALICE RUDGE   Cultivating “Care”: Colonial Botany and the Moral Lives of Oil Palm at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

AARON G. JAKES Peaceful Wars and Unlikely Unions: The Azhar Strike of 1909 and the Politics
of Comparison in Egypt

MARTHA LAMPLAND The Illusion of Abstraction

TAMARA FERNANDO Mapping Oysters and Making Oceans in Indian Ocean Pearling 1889–1925

TOMÁS JOAQUIN BARTOLETTI Mining and Cartography in Minas Gerais: Circulation of Knowledge between
British and Habsburgian Imperial Spaces, ca. 1820–1850

JOSHUA RIGG “Why don’t I forgive? They didn’t ask for forgiveness!”: Manich Msamah and Tunisia’s
Politics of Unforgiveness

ANOUSH TAMAR SUNI Palimpsests of Violence: Ruination and the Afterlives of Genocide in

EILAT MAOZ Black Police Power: The Political Moment of the Jamaica Constabulary

GINA ANNE TAM   “Our Roots Are the Same”: Hegemony and Power in Narratives of Chinese Linguistic Antiquity, 1900–1949

KRISTIN FORINGER Defining Post-Conflict Victimhood: The Political Construction of a “Victim”
Category in Colombia’s Congress, 2007-2011


CAROLINE FORD The Environmental Transformation of “Empty Space”: From Desert to Forest in
the Landes of Southwestern France

NANA OSEI-OPARE Ghana and Nkrumah Revisited: Lenin, State Capitalism, and Black Marxist

ROBERTA BIVINS Pilot Programs and Postcolonial Pivots: Pioneering “DNA Fingerprinting” on
Britain’s Borders

MORGAN CLARKE and ALI-REZA BHOJANI Religious Authority beyond Domination and Discipline:
Epistemic Authority and Its Vernacular Uses in the Shi‘i Diaspora